JONESBORO – Barely two weeks past the end of the spring semester, Arkansas State University students are out across the globe travelling to new places for educational and personal enrichment. Some of the travelers are scheduled to return home this weekend, and many more will be leaving on additional trips in the next few weeks, according to Dr. Dee Dee Hudson, director of the Office for Study Abroad.
05/22/2015 4:45 PM
American Honda Foundation Presents Grant for 'Summer at A-State STEM, Literacy and Character-Building Camp'
The American Honda Foundation has awarded a $74,997 grant to Arkansas State University in support of the "Summer at A-State STEM, Literacy and Character-Building Camp." Faculty and staff in the College of Education and Behavioral Science will conduct the camp this summer.
05/22/2015 4:30 PM
The NCAA has issued a Public Recognition Award to a school-record five Arkansas State Athletics programs for posting an Academic Progress Rate (APR) multiyear score that ranks among the nation’s top 10 percent in their respective sport.
05/21/2015 2:00 PM
The Spring 2015 commencement was particularly important to graduate Carli Weathers, great-granddaughter of Carl R. Reng. Not only is she building the foundation for a fulfilling career, she is continuing her family's legacy at Arkansas State.
05/21/2015 9:30 AM
JONESBORO — Dr. Blair Dean, professor of physical education teacher education at Arkansas State University, has been selected by the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition (PCFSN) to receive a 2015 PCFSN Community Leadership Award. The award is given annually to individuals or organizations who improve the lives of others within their community by providing or enhancing opportunities to engage in sports, physical activities, fitness or nutrition-related programs. This year, the President’s Council presented the Community Leadership Award to 47 recipients across the country.
05/20/2015 2:15 PM
The A-State campus will welcome students for first summer term classes beginning Monday, June 1. Registration for the term continues throughout the day.
05/20/2015 1:00 PM
For parents making summer plans for their children, Arkansas State University’s Summer Camp Academy provides exciting educational activities. Designed for children and youth ages 3 to 18, the academy provides an array of activities including art, literature, drama and creative play, and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) sessions in the more than 60 camps being offered.
05/20/2015 12:15 PM
The College of Sciences and Mathematics at Arkansas State University recently recognized 26 outstanding graduating students for 2014-15 during the college’s annual awards ceremony.
05/20/2015 11:45 AM
A French-based company has entered into America’s cable market by expressing interest in purchasing St. Louis-based Suddenlink Communications. Altice is wanting to buy the company for just over nine-billion-dollars. Roby Brock with Talk Business and Politics tells why Suddenlink is attractive to Altice.
05/20/2015 10:12 AM
05/20/2015 12:00 AM
The family of an Arkansas State University alumnus has endowed a gift for a memorial scholarship in the man’s honor. Dr. Timothy Burcham, dean of the College of Agriculture and Technology, said the Joseph H. Daniel Memorial Scholarship will assist a junior or senior agribusiness major.
05/19/2015 11:45 AM
The research of Dr. Paul Sikkel, associate professor of Marine Ecology, has taken him all over the world, including Mexico, Hawaii, Australia, Panama and eastern Caribbean, Guam, the Philippines, and South Africa. Let's learn more about Dr. Sikkel.
05/19/2015 10:30 AM
U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about giving the President trade promotion authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, getting broadband to rural Arkansas, and the Congressional budget proposal. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.
05/19/2015 8:49 AM
With warmer weather and longer days, Arkansas State University’s PAC Paths program is encouraging students, faculty and staff and members of the community to come to campus for exercise and recreation.
05/18/2015 10:00 AM
COLUMBUS, Ga. — Arkansas State University picked up two early wins, but dropped a heartbreaker in the final game of the day to finish third overall in the National Softball Championship Association (NSCA) World Series, on Sunday. The Red Wolves, who came into the tournament ranked first nationally and the top seed, opened the final day’s play with a solid, 17-0, victory over Air Force, followed by another shutout, 14-0, over Kansas. In the third game, defending national champ Florida edged A-State, 3-2, to win.
05/17/2015 8:30 PM
JONESBORO — KASU-FM, the broadcast and online public media service of Arkansas State University, presents the band Tyrannosaurus Chicken of Fort Smith, Arkansas, in the first of four Coffee House Concerts for 2015, on Thursday May 21, 7 p.m., at the Arts@311, located at 311 South Church Street in Jonesboro.
05/16/2015 3:15 PM
PIGGOTT – In 1928, Ernest Hemingway penned portions of one of the most enduring war novels in American literature, A Farewell to Arms, at the home of his second wife Pauline Pfeiffer in Piggott, Arkansas. Hemingway’s studio is now the site of an all-expenses-paid weekend, writing retreat for veterans, Friday through Sunday, July 24-26.
05/16/2015 2:45 PM